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Nine dead as mosque roof collapses in Lahore

LAHORE: At least nine persons were killed when a roof of a mosque collapsed in Droghawala area of Lahore on Tuesday, ARY News reports.

The unfortunate incident took place when Zuhr prayers were being offered in the mosque. Heavy rainfall in the city has been stated as the cause of the incident.

Rescue 1122 personnel arrived at the spot and has started the relief work. The cleric of the mosque has been saved by the rescue teams.

Thirty to thirty five persons are said to be trapped under the rubble.

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